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Forum: Photos 07-03-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 828,207
Posted By sonoran
San Juans- Colorado

http://sonoran.smugmug.com/Ouray-2014/Aaron-Pics/i-mvkzt5M/0/XL/DSCF1215-XL.jpg

http://sonoran.smugmug.com/Ouray-2014/Aaron-Pics/i-LJHLzxm/0/XL/IMG_0900-XL.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-02-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By sonoran
Or Mosko Moto soft bags moar bettah but...

Or Mosko Moto soft bags

moar bettah

but if you're sold on aluminum then check out Happy Trail Danali boxes: http://www.happy-trail.com/
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-02-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By sonoran
There has to be either screws or clips holding...

There has to be either screws or clips holding the circuit board to the standoffs on the rear cover.

Maybe post a pic?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-01-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By sonoran
Would you be willing to sell the extra front...

Would you be willing to sell the extra front cover?

Mine is scratched up.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-30-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,304
Posted By sonoran
In.

In.
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,464
Posted By sonoran
Nice Stinger!! Not many of those left.

Nice Stinger!!

Not many of those left.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 866
Posted By sonoran
Rekluse or no Rekluse you can't eat a burrito...

Rekluse or no Rekluse you can't eat a burrito while wearing a full face helmet.

At least not without getting it all over the place.
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 16,615
Posted By sonoran
Got mine too. Very nicely done-- should last...

Got mine too.

Very nicely done-- should last forever!

Thanks!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By sonoran
+100000 Stay away from Chinese made crap on...

+100000

Stay away from Chinese made crap on eBay for critical components.

Here's another option that a lot of 9x0 owners are running:...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 866
Posted By sonoran
http://content.motosport.com/images/items/large/RE...

http://content.motosport.com/images/items/large/REK/REK0003/X001-Y030.jpg

+

http://www.recipe.com/images/beef-enchiladas-rancheras-18300016rca-ss.jpg

+
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-11-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By sonoran
You can also load the "zero map" which puts the...

You can also load the "zero map" which puts the PCIII into passthru mode.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-11-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,872
Posted By sonoran
Maybe I just don't spend enough time in OC to see...

Maybe I just don't spend enough time in OC to see the drama.

My perspective is that it's much improved since the split into 9x0 and 1x90 subforums.

Still one of the most informative and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,620
Posted By sonoran
http://www.amsoil.com/shopres/products/270px/MCF.j...

http://www.amsoil.com/shopres/products/270px/MCF.jpg

I see Amsoil now has metric oil.

This is good as I was tired of running SAE oil in my Euro bike.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,620
Posted By sonoran
Rotella T6 is JASO/MA certified so fine for...

Rotella T6 is JASO/MA certified so fine for motorcyle with wet clutches.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By sonoran
No advantage to buying a new PCIII for the...

No advantage to buying a new PCIII for the reasons you've identified. But since you already have it you might want to make use of their library of maps to see if any of them fix your issue.

They...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,872
Posted By sonoran
examples? :dunno

examples? :dunno
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By sonoran
Had my rear header crack along the seam and then...

Had my rear header crack along the seam and then spread. Had it TIG welded by a reputable shop. Repair lasted a few thousand miles then cracked again. Got a new one and so far holding up.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-08-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By sonoran
Take rear wheel off. Much easier.

Take rear wheel off.

Much easier.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-04-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,048
Posted By sonoran
Have ridden behind unaweep's dual wings equipped...

Have ridden behind unaweep's dual wings equipped 990R I can say it's the best sounding 990 ever.

FWIW, I run a 2:1 Wings setup on my 990 and get compliments all the time about how good it sounds.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-02-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,145
Posted By sonoran
I doubt anyone is going to be able to tell the...

I doubt anyone is going to be able to tell the difference of Akra vs Wingz exhaust performance by seat of the pants testing.

Any of the aftermarket exhausts are going to flow better and weigh less...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-31-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By sonoran
You can probably find a spacer and rubber grommet...

You can probably find a spacer and rubber grommet that will fit at Ace Hardware in a pinch.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,780
Posted By sonoran
I'm wondering if perhaps the cush rubbers are...

I'm wondering if perhaps the cush rubbers are worn and the sprocket carrier is being twisted outwards of the hub under hard acceleration?

OP is there any play between the sprocket carrier and the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,780
Posted By sonoran
The bolts are correct but should not be rubbing....

The bolts are correct but should not be rubbing. Pull the wheel and remove the sprocket carrier. Maybe you have something in there which is not letting the carrier sit flush against the hub.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By sonoran
Ah, thanks. Agreed that using the existing...

Ah, thanks.

Agreed that using the existing wire loom from the stator with the provided connector would be cleaner. Is the stock stator wiring long enough to accommodate it?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,330
Posted By sonoran
Does it continue to run when put in gear? If...

Does it continue to run when put in gear?

If not then you really need to check the sidestand switch
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By sonoran
Nicely done but I'm not clear on why you...

Nicely done but I'm not clear on why you disassembled the grey 3 wire connector?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,473
Posted By sonoran
Wow that's a work of art. Can't wait to see...

Wow that's a work of art.

Can't wait to see the aux tank.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,304
Posted By sonoran
The only thing KTM USA is serious about is...

The only thing KTM USA is serious about is avoiding any contact with their end customers. :lol3

Anyway-- OP, I think you need to get tough with the dealer. If it's still in the warranty period...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,304
Posted By sonoran
:oscar That's funny right there.

:oscar

That's funny right there.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-11-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,357
Posted By sonoran
Snow on Saturday! Yay! :lol3

Snow on Saturday!

Yay!

:lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,471
Posted By sonoran
There is nothing else on the market that would...

There is nothing else on the market that would make me want to ditch the 990 except perhaps the 1190R.

Honda's upcoming Africa Twin might be a winner if it lives up to the hype.

We'll see.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,366
Posted By sonoran
Wow. How many miles on that filter?

Wow.

How many miles on that filter?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,366
Posted By sonoran
I'm thinking electrical. Did you check the...

I'm thinking electrical. Did you check the connector between stator and rectifier? Those are known to go bad over time.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,366
Posted By sonoran
If you're only hitting 12v with the bike running...

If you're only hitting 12v with the bike running then look at regulator.

Also how did the teabag type fuel filter look?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-30-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,405
Posted By sonoran
Did a Death Valley ride that week. Maybe...

Did a Death Valley ride that week.

Maybe come down again next year.

I like the saloon. :thumb
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-30-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,405
Posted By sonoran
ok 7. :lol3 Why the low turnout? I've...

ok 7. :lol3

Why the low turnout?

I've been there for the 3 previous years and there's always been a good crowd... 50+ or more.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-29-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,405
Posted By sonoran
Only 2 people attended?

Only 2 people attended?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-29-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By sonoran
16/45 works better for me as an all around setup.

16/45 works better for me as an all around setup.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-27-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,216
Posted By sonoran
There is only 1 snap ring on the shaft behind the...

There is only 1 snap ring on the shaft behind the seal. If the ring wasn't there you'd be able to pull the shaft right out.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,216
Posted By sonoran
http://i.imgur.com/HfTETM7.png Here's my '10...

http://i.imgur.com/HfTETM7.png

Here's my '10 990 impeller, looks like yours. I want to say the new one I replaced it with also has a rough finish on the edges too.

I didn't notice any scoring...
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